Sport: Football, Oct. 9, 1933

There are only two new rules to tax the understanding of football spectators this year:

¶ When a ball goes out of bounds, or when it is downed within 10 yd. of a sideline, it shall be brought 10 yd. in from the sideline for the next play. Object: to eliminate the waste of out-of-bounds plays formerly made to get the ball brought into free playing position.

¶ The offense of clipping (falling upon the calves of a player not carrying the ball) now includes running or diving into the back of such a player. Penalty: 15 yd.

Some football games of last week:


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